An example of frost is putting a layer of chocolate buttercream over the top and sides of a cake.
An example of frost is a below freezing night resulting in a layer of frost on the windshield of your car.
A frost in diplomatic relations.
An example of frost is the bits of ice that form on the outside of something left in the freezer for a very long time.
An example of frost is what happens to things left outside in below zero degrees.
Frost a cake.
What really frosted me about the incident was the fact that you lied.
The windshield frosted up overnight.
Origin of frost
- Middle English from Old English preus- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English frost, from Old English frost (“frost”), from Proto-Germanic *frustaz (“frost”), from Proto-Indo-European *prews- (“to freeze; frost”). Cognate with West Frisian froast (“frost”), Dutch vorst (“frost”), German Frost (“frost”), Swedish frost (“frost”), Icelandic frost (“frost”), Latin pruīna (“hoarfrost, frost, rime, snow”). Related to freeze.